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Diagnosis of neurocysticercosis can be challenging due to a wide variety of symptoms depending on the location, developmental stage, and the number of cysts when symptomatic. However, uninflamed extraparenchymal cysts are isodense to cerebrospinal fluid and may
In recent decades, there is an increasing trend in prostate cancer occurrence and mortality worldwide, caused partly by a more available diagnostics, prolonged life period but also increased risk factors present in the environment. Most commonly, age
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory disease characterized by synovium swelling and destruction. There are two different types of rheumatoid arthritis, sometimes even believed to be two distinct disorders, namely seropositive (S+) and seronegative (S-) rheumatoid arthritis.
Saliva has increasingly been used as a diagnostic fluid since it is easier to collect and process than blood and it has similar diagnostic capabilities. Total protein profiles can be obtained from saliva by capillary electrophoresis and
Human genetics diagnostics (HGD), which always has to go together with human genetic counselling, is a rapidly developing field. HGD may become necessary in case of familial cancer syndromes, infertility, prenatal abnormal sonography or a child born
Cancer is an age associated disease. In Western countries with people having longer life expectancies than e.g. 100 years ago, this means at present that 1-2% of those individuals are confronted with the diagnosis of leukemia during
Tuberculosis is one of the most common infectious diseases worldwide with 2 billion people being latently infected and 9 million people diagnosed with active disease every year. Infection with TB is also a major contributor to childhood